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Wizards waive five players, finalize opening day roster

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No surprises with this news.

Ish Smith is one of five players the Wizards waived on Saturday.
Ish Smith is one of five players the Wizards waived on Saturday.
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The Wizards announced on Saturday that they have waived Josh Harrellson, Jaron Johnson, Toure Murry, Jaleel Roberts, and Ish Smith. All were invited to the Wizards' training camp last September.

The cuts are no surprise given that the Wizards already had 15 players on the roster before training camp, who are listed below:

Player Position Height
Alan Anderson Forward/Guard 6'6
Bradley Beal Guard 6'5
DeJuan Blair Center/Forward 6'7
Jared Dudley Guard/Forward 6'7
Drew Gooden III Forward 6'10
Marcin Gortat Center 6'11
Kris Humphries Forward 6'9
Gary Neal Guard 6'4
Nene Forward/Center 6'11
Kelly Oubre Jr. Forward 6'7
Otto Porter Forward 6'9
Ramon Sessions Guard 6'3
Garrett Temple Guard 6'6
John Wall Guard 6'4
Martell Webster Forward/Guard 6'7

The season starts on the road next Wednesday, October 28 at 7 p.m. against the Orlando Magic.